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    Ok I'm an ordinary guy in my fourties trying

    to restart my life. I broke up with the woman I've been with for fifteen year's about 4 month's ago. Everyone in my life tell's me I am a good looking man and I believe them. I just can't get over how dam shy I am. I see it as a flaw and want to use it as my strength. I am sick...
    fifteenyearslost fifteenyearslost 36-40, M 2 Responses May 22

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    Interracial Love

    The other night I asked my dad if I could go to the movies with a guy friend, him being my boyfriend of two weeks, I wanted my dad to meet him. I told my father he was black and he hasn't spoke to me since. I didn't get to go to the movies either. I don't know if I should just...
    hollyolly02 hollyolly02 16-17, F 24 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    So my sister is getting married next year

    and she and her partner made be usher. Thing is she is saying that at the table it will be the bride, groom, brides parents, grooms parents, best man and brides maids. I feel kinda left out in this. Where does the usher go?
    Dg135 Dg135 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So im thinking of giving this to my crush

    as a birthday present like making a nice card. And I wrote this poem for her. I want it to be friendly I don't want her to suspect yet, but hopefully to remember it. I'm wondering if it wud be good and doesn't sound a little too friendly. Any advice is super groovy thanks...
    Mikesmithg1 Mikesmithg1 16-17, M 4 Responses Apr 2

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    Crush

    I have a crush and I am shy to tell him shold I tell mim? help
    fullofshannonjoy fullofshannonjoy 16-17, F 23 Responses Nov 3, 2007

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    There is a boy I like in my class.

    It's summer now so school is over and the classes will split when school starts again. We have been flirting a bit for about a half year but both has been to shy to acctually make the first move. Now that we didn't get in the same class I won't be able to be around him...
    Zelo01 Zelo01 13-15, F 6 Responses Jun 14

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    Part 2: There is this serial ask.

    fm cyberbully who keeps harassing me and a few of my friends. Especially me and my 2 best friends. I want them to stop but I dont want to delete my ask account. And some of the stuff im actually taking to heart.Thats what they last sent to me. Its actually so mean!My friend...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I think my guy friend is trying to hook me

    up with his friend let's call my guy friend guy 1 and the other guy 2 so befor I met this guy. Guy 1 said all the girls think he's cute I'm like well I don't I'm like he's ugly he's like Im gonna tell him which he didn't and guy 2 and guy 1 cams over today I had a friend over...
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Ugh. My bf's best friend is a serious mooch!

    He gets us for money, food, clothes, weed, alcohol an anything else we might have constantly! I continue to tell my bf that i cant stand him living off of us! But my bf continues to let him slide and keep taking the little bit that we have! I bring it up to him all the time...
    StephsReality StephsReality 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 24

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    Has anyone been hospitalised

    for anorexia nervosa? What will happen if my weight keeps going down?
    sammianne3 sammianne3 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm 15, I like this senior.

    (I've posted about this before) Today I got this book, its about a 15 yo girl who falls for a 21 yo old guy she works with. He helps her with school (like my crush does for me) He is going to school for sociology (like my crush wants to) The guys I like, is sweet, adorable, and...
    PierceTheGreen PierceTheGreen 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Torn And Confused...

    I'm 18 and a virgin... I've been wanting to have sex for a while but I've always been "scared" to do it... in the past I've lost a lot of guys because I wouldn't have sex with them... I just started talking to this guy and told him that I'm not looking for a serious relationship...
    YoungandConfused345 YoungandConfused345 18-21, F 26 Responses Oct 21, 2013

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    Over a year now l have been separated from my

    ex of 2hlf yrs together.we also have a 1year old son together thru the r/ship he propose to me and I said yes I do.i don't see us ever getting back together.i still have the ingagement ring I feel as thou I can't let it go yet.havent had sex with any other men feels like it's...
    coco828 coco828 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I don't know what to do with my life.

    I'm seventeen. No "real" friends. I'm all alone in my room every night with my black light on listening to music and wishing someone would talk to me, make me feel like they care for my existence. I'm really stupid I know because school lets me now I am and it reminds me...
    Gus1996 Gus1996 16-17, M 5 Responses Dec 5, 2013

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    My Marriage

    I need advice on my marriage. My husband and I have been through some really rough times, and now even though we are a lot stronger I can't let go of the hurt we've caused each other. At times it felt like a game, who could hurt each other the most, it was a cycle that none of us...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 77 Responses Mar 1, 2008

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    Help Quick!! - Lies - What Should I Do?!!

    Well I am a teenager at Sixth Form in England. Like any student I didn't want to wake up and go to school, so... I lied. I created a fake email from my teachers saying that I didnt have to come in this morning and i could stay at home, my parents believed me and i did this. Later...
    Xunae Xunae 16-17 12 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    nadirah96 nadirah96 16-17, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    This is LONG, but I'm desperate

    for advice... ): Okay there's this guy I've had a thing with for 2-3 months now, & we might be completely over.. Him & I aren't in a relationship though. Here's the problem.. Please help & if you can, give advice. I'm really upset so don't be sarcastic or rude.. I'm already...
    SweetLikeSugarrr SweetLikeSugarrr 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I Really Need Advice About This Guy...

    I've written about him before, but not gotten much response.  What I want to know is, should I be blunt and just say that I have a personal question to ask him?  I need to know if our relationship 9 years ago meant anything to him because sometimes he acts like it does...
    Licorice Licorice 31-35, F 41 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    I think I'm in love with two people.

    . I love my girlfriend but lately I've been missing my ex. It's killing me inside and I don't know what to do.
    steele532 steele532 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It Sucks When People Don't Comment

    When People write on ep "I need advice" a large number of people read these stories and don't comment or give adivice. Only by leaving a comment or advice are you able to help others. Don't be afraid to leave advice Remember you can give advice it doesn't mean they have...
    rickysworld rickysworld 26-30, T 28 Responses Mar 22, 2008

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    I need some advice. Anyone with experience of

    cheating or being cheated on. Please and thank you.
    ulovedesi ulovedesi 18-21, F 7 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Idk why it's so random

    but me and my boyfriend are a happy couple have our little disagreements like anyother but usually smiling most of the time he means so much to me and idk why I'm so scared of getting hurt i have all my feelings put into this relationship I'm the happiest girl ever but I guess...
    arieesimone arieesimone 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ok so I am 31 and have been seeing these 2 guys

    ones 37 the other is 45 they kinda both want me as a sex buddy I mean I am ok with it but I have kinda feel in love with both of then I didn't know that was possible but it happen I have so much in common with them both and heck we enjoy the time we spend together but I am...
    mouse2816 mouse2816 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Lately , I have been feeling really down.

    I feel like I am only good when someone needs something. It seems like most of my family and friends will only bother with me when they need something from me and then I never hear from them. this summer ,I decided to reach out once to my circle. Make a plan to have people to...
    doubletees doubletees 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    where do i start??? Relationships can get

    so confusing to me at times,,,,,I have a girl friend we known each other over a year now we had our problems i will say that we broke up at one point and got back together. She is really sweet honest kind and most of all Friendly this is where my problems start she loves to chat...
    AlexT45 AlexT45 51-55, M 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    The people in my school are terrible people.

    They act like their your friend over a text message and when you get to school they want nothing to do with you. They play with your emotions. They are bad examples. I have truly never met anyone like these people. I moved to the school two years ago. They don't let you be you...
    thatsme55 thatsme55 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    So, a boy in my class is disabled.

    I don't know what he has. He's annoying, can be rude, and he's kind of smart. He's not my type. I heard from a friend that he likes me. I don't understand why he likes me?! Many more girls in the class are pretty too. Why just me?! What do I do? He was about to ask the class...
    adrianacecilia14 adrianacecilia14 13-15, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    Should I Text Him?

    I met this absolutely amazing guy who just moved in my area. We hung out for 2 days and we clicked what it seemed like too well. We understand each other and poke fun at each other and he always has me laughing. He is a great guy and I really like him. Me and him just can get...
    NotPerfectJustMe NotPerfectJustMe 13-15, F 8 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    I am sick of everything!

    I don't want to do anything, or even try. Just want to disappear and be done. Sad huh!
    MRP223 MRP223 22-25, F 8 Responses Jan 13

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    Help Me Please

    I really wish sometimes that I had better friends. Not that my friends aren't wonderful it's just I guess that they're too busy with what's going on in their own lives to care about what's going on in mine. I really feel like I'm the person that's there for everyone, and in the...
    CarterSamson CarterSamson 13-15 7 Responses Nov 4, 2012

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    Beauty And The Beast?

    I really need some help.The thing is, I'm totally falling for a man who I don't consider very attractive. I love being around him, and he feels like a fairy tale come true, but I would be so embarrassed introducing him to my friends and family because he is shorter than me (I'm...
    transienthope transienthope 22-25, F 6 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    marchdan marchdan 16-17, M 29 Responses Apr 28

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    Input Quickly Please

    I have received some disturbing text messages from an EP member. This person has also written a blog in the past few minutes saying "good bye" Do you fine EPers think I should start calling high schools in this persons home town and try to reach a GC to intervene...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 13 Responses Dec 19, 2007

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    Anyone know anything about Parents

    as Teachers??? Work related information such as how you're scheduled, paid, etc would be greatly appreciated!
    SupernovaxGirl SupernovaxGirl 26-30 5 days ago

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    I'm going horribly at school.

    Anyone got advice about how to tell my friends that I'm about to either drop out or get kicked out?
    InMiseryWeSeekBacon InMiseryWeSeekBacon 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    How can I tell if I'm not making a story up in

    my head or if he's really not interested? Am I being dramatic?! It's been 3 days since we spoke at all. A week since we saw each other. I can't help but think he isn't interested, because he hasn't made effort to see me again. I can't help but feel let down. But then again, is...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay so I Have To Come Up With 1000 Dollars by

    Monday and No bank will give me a loan because I have no credit history I need some advise or ideas on how I can come up with 1000 in two days most things I've tried turn me down because of my lack of credit history please help me figure out a way too come up with the money all...
    cocopuff901 cocopuff901 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    so i got a girlfriend.

    Could i get some ideas for things to do on a date that she would like that are also not super costly like the movies XD
    Unstablecrutch Unstablecrutch 16-17, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am 22 years old and I have no idea what to do

    with my life. I have had so many jobs and never lasted. At each of them, I eventually stopped showing up. I recently just moved back in with my parents. I have a fiance, and a 3 year old son. My fiance lives with his parents so I dont see him much because he works crazy hours...
    1992ann 1992ann 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It'S Not Easy To Move On

    When i was younger 17/18 i had a boyfriend that i gave up everything for, my job, friends and family i moved away to be with him, and it was a huge mistake. He became abusive very quickly and every time i forgave him. i soon realized what i was putting myself through as long as i...
    Maz100 Maz100 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 26, 2013

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    Heey, guys! How are you doing?

    I hope you're doing fine. I found this ask.fm that seems to help people with advice. I thought I should tell people. www.ask.fm/StepIntoMyOffice
    Maoli Maoli 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    When it come to advice I help people

    but when it comes to giving myself advice it never helps !
    Strange143 Strange143 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I Need Advice

    so i came to this web site just to comment some things i read that were really good stories.but i still have a story to tell.the problem is im scared to say it.i dont know other people do it.i..i just cant.pls tell me what to do!!!
    victor8038 victor8038 26-30, M 7 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    So. Like I'm borderline

    but I don't know if the malicious, vindictive, manipulative, and conniving part of me is traits of a person with borderline personality. I thought I was a sociopath but I know sociopath don't wonder if they are sociopath because they think nothing is wrong with me. But I know...
    TheSocialite TheSocialite 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Basically, I've been invited to a fancy dress

    party next Saturday night & the theme is schoolgirl so I've narrowed it down to four different outfits. I've no idea which to get so I need to know your opinions & I'm not interested in any of the "you're only 15" or "you shouldn't be doing that stuff".1. 2. 3. 4...
    AllyXO AllyXO 13-15, F 32 Responses Apr 13

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    I'm 31 .And was sheltered my whole life my

    parents homeschool me. So,I didn't make friends in school. I'm shy. So,what I'm asking is how do you make friends?
    lisa00 lisa00 31-35 10 Responses May 16

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    I would be glad to help anyone

    who needs advice with something :))))
    dassays dassays 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need advice, basically I need someone you

    will open there hears to me for 10 minutes or so n NOT JUDGE ME !! n just give me advice. preferable someone older ... maybe who has kids who are teenagers ? n I need someone who's also around my age that will help me. please and thank you. I would really appreciate it (:
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    Lately I'm not really sure

    where my place is in life. I can't help but feel rejection almost everywhere I go. At work I feel that nothing I do is ever good enough and that I don't seem to fit in with the click there. In my home life I am living with my boyfriend. We broke up a while back and he begged for...
    an2012 an2012 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    From a GIRL. Guys, don't take it personal I

    just want a girl's point of view on my situation. Anyways, I need boy advice from a girl who's experience, or not doesn't matter lol
    Asdfghjklasdfghjklllllll Asdfghjklasdfghjklllllll 18-21, F 11 Responses May 26

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    Iam feeling behind I have no job wich Iam still

    looking don't know how to drive for **** still trying to study for my permit Iam a complete looser Iam **** Iam nothing something is not letting me like wtf and everybody is running a hundred miles per hour while here ******* crawling not even a mile
    bohemianlife925 bohemianlife925 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am just in such a funk in my life.

    I am looking for someone to share advice with maybe help one another out and just have someone to enjoy chatting with online. Nothing serious, no meeting just someone to have fun and talk with.
    snowbabe3 snowbabe3 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 9

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    Hi all !! I need to talk to somebody

    who won't judge me and understand me. Somebody elder who will be able to help me stop being insecure and depressed. I want to change my life and start feeling good about myself but somehow I fail everytime. I love a person very dearly but due to my obsessive behaviour he too is...